Charles Edwin Carpenter, 66, of Hamburg, died Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Carpenter was a native and lifelong resident of Hamburg. He graduated from Hamburg High School in 1971 and attended Southern Arkansas University.
He was a member of the Church of the Redeemer.
He was preceded in death by his father, Willie Wood Carpenter; four brothers, James “Pete” Carpenter, Waymond Vance Carpenter, Jimmy Carpenter and Doyle Carpenter and his grandparents, Tom and Lena Bozeman.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Donna Losh Carpenter; his daughter, Stacey Carpenter Martin; his mother, Lena Maxie Bozeman Carpenter all of Hamburg; two brothers, Haskell Carpenter (Rita), of Crossett and Willie Mac Carpenter of Hamburg; two sisters-in-law, Debbie Taxiera and husband, Phil, of Fayetteville, North Carolina and Dorothy Weathers and husband, John, of Huntingtown, Md.; two brothers-in-law, David Losh and wife, Julie, of Leonardtown, Md. and Douglas Losh of Lothian, Md.; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Aug. 26, 2019, at the Church of the Redeemer with Pastor Bob Whiteley and Bro. Jerry Grant officiating.
Burial was in Prairie Grove Cemetery in Drew County.
Pallbearers were Jimmy Pennington, Thomas Carpenter, Richard Carpenter, Steven Carpenter, Tad Huntsman, and Jamie Carpenter.
Honorary pallbearers wereGene Bates, Rodney Reeves, Tim Lovett, Randy Lloyd, Gene Thompson, Jason Carpenter, Justin Carpenter and the Men of the Church of the Redeemer.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg.